Sandra Porter is using a wiki with her bioinformatics class this semester and this post shows and describes some of the new pages she’s built for the site. Included are a syllabus, which she uses as a "dynamic document, making changes and adding information throughout the course," a lab activity page, a page for students to take notes, and assessment questions in a Google form.

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